Liverpool’s David Price, last seen getting knocked out by a man who subsequently failed the post-fight drugs test, has the hunger back. Speaking with The Liverpool Echo, the former British champion who was, not too long ago, looked at as sure thing to win a word title, or at the very least challenge for one, says he wants to start to “take people out again.”… Read Article
Luis Ortiz is scheduled to defend his WBA interim title against Tony Thompson on March 5 in Washington, DC. Ortiz belongs at the top of the division but has a hard time getting the exposure and especially the fights that he deserves.
Ortiz is fighting Thompson as a last resort after he was turned down by 5 other heavyweights. The Cuban is clearly being avoided and there is feeble excuse but obvious reasons for the … Read Article
Yesterday’s news regarding how unbeaten British heavyweight hope Anthony Joshua will face newly crowned IBF heavyweight champ Charles Martin on April 9th caused quite a splash, with everyone from Wladimir Klitschko, David Haye and Tyson Fury commenting on the big step in the career of the 2012 Olympian.… Read Article
Mike Tyson has gone through a series of transformations in his life: from street hoodlum to boxing prodigy, to the youngest heavyweight champion in history, to walking car crash, to mellowed family man, to raconteur. It is this latest role that the man who hits his half century later this year will return to in March.
Tyson’s hugely successful one-man stage show entitled “Undisputed Truth” proved to be a revelation, with Mike’s rapid-fire delivery on … Read Article
Anthony Joshua MBE will challenge Charles Martin for the IBF World Heavyweight title at The O2 on April 9, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Martin travels to England to make the first defence of the title that he landed in Brooklyn in January against Vyacheslav Glazkov, and the unbeaten Californian puts the belt on the line in his first fight outside the States.… Read Article
Superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior, who has recently been embarking on a “Victory Tour” of the UK, may soon be travelling to these shores on a regular basis. As per an exclusive by Gareth A Davies of The Telegraph, Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions and Eddie Hearns’ Matchroom stable will join forces to co-promote shows in the UK – specifically matching fighters from the two outfits together.… Read Article
Sugar Ray Robinson, the ex-welterweight king, entered the ring with an amazing 120-1-2 record, his adversary, one he had grown accustomed to going to war with, climbed through the ropes with a 78-14-3 ledger. And the feared “Bronx Bull,” Jake La Motta was not going to give up his cherished middleweight crown without a fearsome, brutal fight.… Read Article
Reigning heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is no stranger to Twitter, with the unbeaten giant often writing outlandish and sometimes humorous messages on his official Twitter page. But today’s announcement of sorts from Fury is sure to cause speculation and probably plenty of debate.
Fury, who claims he has huge news that he will share soon, took to Twitter two hours ago to write the following:
“Some massive news coming soon, had to come to London … Read Article
If it took place, it would be a great fight between two great fighters who are now in the twilight of their legendary careers: Juan Manuel Marquez against Miguel Cotto. And, in a piece over on ESPN.com, Dan Rafael has reported how Marquez, inactive since his May 2014 points win over Mike Alvarado, is in talks to face Cotto later this year.
Understandably, considering his layoff, the Mexican great is not 100-percent sure he will … Read Article
Rival super-bantamweights Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg have sat down and had the face-to-face treatment courtesy of Sky Sports’ “The Gloves Are Off” series, and from what the teaser trailer shows, the full episode – to be aired tomorrow, Valentine’s Day – should be quite something.
The two men appear to have some mutual respect, with an apparently grudging handshake taking place, but the back and forth verbal exchanges suggest some very real bad blood … Read Article